The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 44 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing vSphere 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.67% 1.26% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 9.38% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.46 £23.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+87.20% -18.10%
vSphere
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.41% 13.39% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Median daily rate £265 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £114 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing vSphere across the Leicestershire region.

vSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

vSphere
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
vSphere
East Midlands

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Meraki
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Meraki
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Veeam